Ol’ Blue Eyes: gone, but not forgotten
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Dear Editor: Frank Sinatra was born Dec. 12, 1915 in Hoboken, and subsequently became a giant in the entertainment industry, singing with the big bands, radio, movies, television, concerts...he did...
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Funeral services were held Dec. 5 for Edward Stawicki, 85. He passed away Dec. 2 at his home. A lifelong Jersey City resident, the son of the late Nellie and Stanley Stawicki, he was a mail clerk f...
McGreevey, Fulop, and a former shoplifter
At local mall, ex-offenders reveal creative way they are rebuilding their lives
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Barbara Murray used to come all the way from Brooklyn to go to the Newport Mall in Jersey City. She didn’t shop; she shoplifted. So it is more than a little ironic that in recovering from a life of...
North Bergen-based expert reveals secret to keeping calm
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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The holidays are here, and though it’s a joyous time for most, it’s also a stressful time. The immense amount of cooking, cleaning, shopping, family contact, and financial pressures can spike someo...
Writing it all down, from Cuba to Hudson County
The struggles and triumphs of Amarilis Presilla and her children
by Jack Silbert
Reporter Correspondent
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She has titled her memoir “Sometimes I Would Like To Sit Down and Cry.” Reminiscing can be painful when Amarilis Presilla thinks back on all the hardships she has known – not just within her family...
18 people want to join WNY school board
Two new seats up for grabs in January election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The Jan. 28 election for two Board of Education seats in West New York drew 19 candidates, but one was rejected after filing late. Voters approved the switch from an appointed board to an elected b...
Best views
Local photographer shoots from waterfront at sunrise
by Reporter Staff
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M.E. Raine prefers to shoot photos in the Meadowlands, often capturing everything from colorful foliage to mating turtles. But right after Thanksgiving, he had the urge to catch the early morning l...
Almost four decades of Christmas trees
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Cal Forino is celebrating his 39th year in the Christmas tree business. Offering a wide variety of brands and sizes, his experience speaks for itself. Visit Cal's Christmas trees this holiday seaso...
No chance for mistakes this time for Red Wings
State championship was fueled by get-together night before big game
by Jim Hague
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Lou Taglieri vividly recalled the last time Hoboken played in an NJSIAA state championship game with a 10 a.m. kickoff. “It was in 2008 and it was a disaster trying to get the kids there,” said Tag...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Dean DeChiaro
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Wonder twins attempt to pursue man who stole mom’s purse A pair of 13-year-old twins chased a man down Bloomfield Street on Monday after he allegedly stole their mother’s purse from out of the fami...